The simulation passport is a personal development document used by student nurses at GOSH to keep track of their learning experiences involving clinical simulation. Developed by Eddie Adair and Alex Bull, it is emphasised as not being for the purpose of assessment, instead existing to form part of a portfolio and to aid students in interviews.
Leadership simulation involves the close observation of one individual’s actions to provide greater insight into that individual’s performance throughout a simulation. This can make for more thorough debriefing and therefore a more effective learning experience for all learners involved, even if only observing.
Secret ballots are a good way to encourage clinical simulation learners to contribute to group sessions without the pressure of potentially giving a wrong answer in front of the group. The Promethean ActivExpression Learner Response System is one way of introducing secret ballots into a clinical simulation education programme.
Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH Charity) is inviting the nation to support its 80s themed campaign Then. Now. Always, which celebrates thirty years since the Wishing Well Appeal, the first major fundraising appeal for Great Ormond Street Hospital which launched back in 1988.
Sedation and analgesia are well-established practices for children requiring mechanical ventilation reducing biochemical and physiological stress responses, which can directly affect patient outcome (Ista et al 2007) Opioids and benzodiazepines...
This half-day event on 23 April 2018 will explore both the usefulness and challenges of using big data in biomedical sciences for both research and clinical care, with examples from paediatric and adult research.
The pioneering 100,000 Genomes Project has reached the 50,000 genomes landmark. It’s a milestone that has only been made possible through the generous participation of tens of thousands of patients and their families, including 1,492 GOSH families.
Drugs normally used to treat cancer could reduce the disfigurements of thousands of children born with life-threatening blood vessel defects, according to research led by Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and its academic partner, the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH).